Missing words and the comprehension of spoken text

William E. Cooper, Nancy Tye-Murray, Lori J. Nelson

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Experiments were conducted to examine the influence of missing words on comprehension in single- and multi-paragraph contexts. The results indicate that the comprehension of material immediately following a missing word is selectively impaired.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-24
Number of pages12
JournalActa Psychologica
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 1987


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